This eight week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course is a practical and experiential course being held at The Old Rectory Clinic in Iron Acton. It is a highly acclaimed and evidence based stress reduction programme used in medical centres across the world to help people deal with the stress of modern day living, anxiety, depression and chronic pain. The course aims to assist you in taking better care of yourself and in getting the most out of living. The majority of people who complete the programme report lasting physical and psychological benefits including:
An increased ability to relax
Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
An increased ability to cope more effectively with both short and long term stressful situations
The aim of the programme is to lean new ways to manage challenging physical sensations, feelings, moods of social interactions.
The course is weekly for eight weeks 6pm-8pm on the following dates:
Friday 29th September
Friday 6th October
Friday 13th October
Friday 27th October
Friday 3rd November
Friday 10th November
Friday 17th November
Friday 24th November
Saturday 4th November 10am - 4pm. The course fee is £250.
The course is facilitated by Jo Augustus, BSc Hons, MSc, BA Hons, Cert MA, MBACP, BABCP. Jo is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Worcester and is an experienced Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, having started her career in the NHS over 12 years ago, delivering individual and group base psychological interventions. She has practiced mindfulness for several years and uses it in both individual and group based settings. Jo completed her Level One Mindfulness Teacher Training course in 2016 and is working towards a certificate in competency with the Centre of Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University. Jo adheres to the UK Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness Based Teachers.
Places are limited to 15 people to allow for small group discussion. To book your place please contact Jo directly, to briefly discuss if the course is right for you and also give you the opportunity to ask any questions.
Tel: 07583 148476